outthrust outthrust

Definition(s):

  • (n) an outcropping of rock that extends outward

Usage(s):

  1. President Nixon, his chin outthrust, answered the question with one firm wordnoat a press conference in November.
  2. He had the familiar thatch of thick brown hair, the outthrust jaw, the meat-chopping gestures, the flat Boston accent.
  3. Akers chopped through a bamboo thicket, came face to face with a bull elephant, trunk raised, tusks outthrust.
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